Tag Archives: STI

Doc – can we talk? The Conscience Check and the Navy Healthcare Provider

By Michael R. (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES, manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Navy health care providers, from physicians to hospital corpsmen, from time to time, may be confronted with a patient seeking a “conscience check”. This shipmate, perhaps returning to home port, may present as worried about the potential of having …

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It’s a Wrap – Condoms Reduce Risk

By Michael R. (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES Manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center A good friend of mine (a retired Sailor) laughs at me and says he can’t believe I actually get paid to run around telling Sailors and Marines to wear a condom. He’s got a point. Don’t they already know …

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